Dagger concealed in comb handle at justice center

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy at the Justice Center in Punta Gorda arrested a Deep Creek woman Tuesday after finding a dagger in her purse that was conceal..
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Bookkeeper accused of stealing $20,000 from local preschool

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Bokeelia woman Monday, after investigating a complaint accusing her of stealing $20,000 in tuition payments from Peppermi..
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CCSO arrests woman accused of stealing checks from grandma

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a 71-year-old woman’s granddaughter for stealing checks from her Port Charlotte home and cashing them. Sh..
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Naples man facing charges of battery on elderly couple

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Mitchell James Toddy, 20, was arrested Sunday morning after assaulting a 71-year-old Naples man and his 65-year-old wife. The victims were taking a morning ..
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Man accused of fleeing deputy when traffic stop attempted

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy Sunday recognized a driver wanted for fleeing to elude last week, made the traffic stop, and found methamphetamine and $3,..
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Two juveniles arrested in homicide of food delivery man

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FORT MYERS, Fla. - On Sunday, July 1, 2012 the Fort Myers Police Department arrested two juveniles for the homicide of a delivery man last week. Police arrested Eddie Leonard (d.o...
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FL teen killed in Russian Roulette game

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida teenager has died after authorities say he was shot during a game of Russian Roulette.    Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies s..
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Naples father and son hospitalized after boat fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NAPLES, Fla. - Florida Fish & Wildlife officers are investigating a boat fire that sent a father and son to the hospital. Officers say the fire happened around 11:30pm Friday, ..
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Keeping food delivery drivers safe after shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A killer is still on the loose. Thursday night, WINK News was at the Westchase Apartments minutes after a delivery driver was gunned down.  The victim was j..
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2 Teen brothers accused of cultivating marijuana

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested two teen brothers that began by running a stop sign. That led to possessing marijuana and paraphernalia, and to t..
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2 arrested on drug charges, 4 children removed from home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives executed a search warrant this morning at 8 a.m. at 5056 Chaves Circle in Port Charlotte, and arrested tw..
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LCSO searches for abductor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County sheriff's detectives are searching for the man who abducted a 10-year-old boy today. The boy was abducted early this morning along Arbor Ridge Drive in..
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Child porn found on cell phone leads to arrest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Alan Robert Johnson, 33, and Jennifer A. Sparks, 37, were arrested Thursday morning after a lost cell phone containing pornographic images of a child was co..
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CCSO arrests two 17-year-old home burglars

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two 17-year-old boys after they burglarized a Port Charlotte home and stole several items. Deputies observed a ..
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Man arrested after posting a fake bomb threat on Facebook

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte man Wednesday who sent a Facebook comment to his “friends” stating there was a bom..
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New information revealed in murder of Lehigh mother and son

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - The State Attorney's Office has released new documents related to the April homicide of Lehigh mother Amy Lorah and her teenage son William "Dalton" Haley. The..
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FMPD arrest 1, seize drugs and laptops in raid

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police arrested 41-year-old Lambert Barnes of Fort Myers, for possession of cocaine with the intent to sell, possession of heroin with the intent to sell and poss..
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CCPD make arrests in two separate counterfeiting cases

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Police have made two arrests for counterfeiting US Currency in separate investigations. Jerome Raymond Rillera of SW Santa Barbara Place was under investigation f..
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Naples suspect arrested in multiple daytime auto burglaries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Naples Police arrested 36-year-old Francisco J. Cerna Olvera, of 5226 Hemingway Lane #2001 in Naples, on eight counts of burglary of a conveyance, four counts..
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Burglar startled by boy found in home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Charlotte man after he burglarized a home and fled after being startled by a 16-year-old boy in the home. ..
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